Privacy Policy

The Society of Certified Risk Professionals (“SCRP”) understands that your privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person. This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with SCRP's business activities, like conferences and events, and client services, and on websites, applications, and communications that post a link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, “the Sites”), in our capacity as data controllers. Please see our Terms of Use for more information about our online terms and policies in general.

Information We Collect

SCRP collects personal data in the course of its business activities, including in connection with some client services. We also collect personal data on certain areas of the Sites when you register for or enquire for services. join as a member, apply as a partner, independent consultant, register as an apprentice. create a user profile, register for SCRP newsletters and alerts, download our publications, sign up for conferences and events, and/or participate in public user posting areas.

 

The personal data collected varies and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and background information required for us to respond better to you. We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our Sites. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies”) on our Sites. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Sites.

 

The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal data you have provided. SCRP may also collect personal data about you from third parties, such as data brokers or aggregators, in the course of its business activities including in connection with some client services. We may combine this data with existing information we have about you or use it independently, for the purposes of our data analytics activities (e.g., analysis of risk management practices across an industry, detecting carbon footprint patterns in connection with transactions, or frequency of a risk event over a period of time). We will always seek to confirm that the third party has informed you in advance about its, and SCRP’s, use of this data.

Use of Information

SCRP uses your personal data to fulfil your requests for information, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, download content, and receive quotes on the Sites, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, recruit and evaluate partners, independent consultants and apprentices, analyze the Sites’ performance and functioning, prevent fraud, enforce our terms of use, comply with all applicable laws and corporate reporting obligations, enforce SCRP’s agreements, and accomplish other purposes you may initiate or request. In some situations, the collection of personal data may be required for the operation of the Sites, or we may use it in the course of our business activities, including in connection with some client services, for example, to provide certain services or products such as our benchmarking products. We may combine and/or analyze personal data to evaluate and offer content and services most relevant to you. We may keep any of your personal data on file and use it to contact you.

SCRP and its service providers may use first and third party Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies, including web beacons, to manage our Sites and our services and collect analytics about how you use them. SCRP and its service providers may collect information about whether you open or click any links in the knowledge, research or event communications that we send to you. The information provided throughout this Privacy Policy about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. 

Our Sites do not track you by collecting personal data about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Accordingly, we do not alter our data collection and use practices in response to “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers.

Use of Information Collected Via Mobile Devices

In connection with our mobile applications, SCRP may use third-party service providers to analyze user activity to fix errors, monitor usage, and improve the performance of the mobile applications. For example, SCRP receives reports on some of our mobile applications’ aggregate usage and browsing patterns, including information about the type of device used, articles accessed, and other events occurring within our apps. SCRP also receives reports on certain errors occurring within mobile applications.

In addition, our SCRP Articles and Publications may contain a unique user identifier that tracks the articles that you read in the app. We do not share your viewing history or trends with other users or any external third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates or third-party service providers of SCRP).

Link to Third-Party Sites

SCRP may provide links to third-party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave the Sites. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by SCRP of the third party, the third party website, or the information contained therein, and SCRP shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those sites.

Social Networking

The Sites may allow you to sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, with SCRP. The Sites also may allow you to log in to an SCRP account using certain social network account credentials.

 

By associating your social network account with SCRP or logging in to an SCRP account using your social network account credentials, you give us permission to access information that you have made available in your public profile for that social network account. The information available in your public profile varies based on the social network and your settings, but may include your email address, real name, profile picture, gender, and location. We use the information we receive from your social network account in accordance with the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy. Please refer to the privacy settings in your social network account for information about what data is shared with SCRP and other connected applications and to manage the data that is shared through your account, including information about your activities using our Sites.

If you would like to disconnect a social media account from us, refer to the settings of that social network account and its provider.

Security

SCRP has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized SCRP personnel and third-party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions however, SCRP cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.

Data Retention

SCRP retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship.

We may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the business relationship should we need to retain it to protect ourselves against legal claims, use it for analysis or historical record-keeping, or comply with our information management policies and schedules. If you request that we delete your personal data, SCRP will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in their entirety. For requests for access, corrections, or deletion, please refer to the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Policy.

Consent, Changes to Privacy Policy

By using the Sites, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Sites. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that increase our rights to use personal data that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent either through an email to your registered email address or by prominently posting information about the changes on our Sites.